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Pinball FX3 coming to Switch on November 14 with exclusive features, cross-play

Posted on November 1, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Pinball FX3 is coming to Switch, Zen Studios has announced. The company intends to have the game ready on November 14.

On Switch, Pinball FX3 will have some exclusive features. Vertical play orientation and HD Rumble will be supported, too. With the inclusion of cross-play, Switch players can take on opponents competing on most other platforms where Pinball FX3 is available.

Pinball FX3 will be free to download with the Sorcerer’s Lair table. A total of thirty tables are available at launch, with more content and features planned for the future.

The following tables will be sold at launch:

Universal Classics Pinball (Back to the Future, E.T., Jaws)
Aliens vs. Pinball (Aliens, Alien vs. Predator, Alien: Isolation)
Balls of Glory (Family Guy, Bob’s Burgers, Archer, American Dad!)
Portal
The Walking Dead
Sorcerer’s Lair (free)
Carnivals & Legends (Adventure Land Pinball, Son of Zeus)
Zen Classics (Shaman, Tesla, El Dorado, V12)
Core Collection (Pasha, Rome, Biolab, Secrets of the Deep)
Medieval Pack (Epic Quest, Excalibur)
Sci-Fi Pack (Mars, Paranormal, Earth Defense)
Iron & Steel (Wild West Rampage, CastleStorm)

We have more information about Pinball FX3 below, along with a trailer.

Since 2007, Zen Studios has set the standard for video game pinball. The Pinball FX series balances authentic physics and gameplay mechanics with features that fully embrace the unlimited potential of video games, such as spectacular visual sequences and unparalleled competitive features. Just like traditional pinball, table subject matter includes everything from original takes on themes like sci-fi and fantasy to some of pop culture’s most iconic brands, such as Back to the Future, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Aliens, The Walking Dead and more.

Pinball FX3 advances this winning formula with improved graphics and numerous new features that very often lead to “just one more game…” turning into many.

Now every table is an RPG. Simply playing a table yields experience points and level advancements that continually unlock the potential for bigger points…and bigger blowouts of your friends’ scores on the leaderboards. Strategic thinking comes into play when determining which power-ups to equip—one table might be best suited for a Skillshot Score Increase and Multiball Score Bonus, while another might better benefit from Combo Time Bonus and Distance Bonus team-up.

Players level up. The more you play, the higher your own personal experience level increases.
Anyone can start their own tournament. In addition to tournaments run by Zen (often involving fantastic prizes), Pinball FX3 allows players to create and customize their own tournaments, including access to several modes of play.
Advanced multiplayer features allow for intelligent matching against others based on skill level. This applies to everything from immediate friendly matches to ultracompetitive League Play.
Cross-play enables Nintendo Switch players to take on opponents competing on most other platforms where Pinball FX3 is available.

New game modes will change the way you play even tables you feel you’ve already mastered. Playing a 1-Ball Challenge, a 5-Minute Challenge or Survival Mode will cause you to completely rethink your approach in order to top the leaderboards.

Source: Zen Studios PR

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